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Great Shopping Offers in Ashby de la Zouch This Weekend

Along with the Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair, there is a wide range of shopping offers on Ashby Market Street this weekend. See below flyer!

The Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair is held on Market Street, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1AF on 10.30am to 5.00pm on Saturday and 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday. For more information call  01530 411337 or email info@foodgusto.com. Also check out our Facebook Event.

Nibble, Bite, Eat, Chew. Taste The Difference At Tamworth Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival 2018

Nibble, Bite, Eat, Chew. Taste The Difference At Tamworth Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival 2018

If you are a Foodie and love great Food & Drink, then the Tamworth Food Gusto Festival on the 8th and 9th of September is the place to be!
Food Gusto have lined up over 70 of the region’s best Food & Drink producers all hand picked to set your taste buds on fire. All producers are passionate about what they do and creating exciting products made with care and provenance.

The two-day event returns to Tamworth Castle Grounds, with gates open 10:30am-5pm both days. Entry costs £2 with children under 10 free. Tantalising treats on offer include hog roast, bison and venison burgers, wood fired pizza baked before your eyes, plus traditional Indian, Caribbean, Thai, Indonesian, Mexican, Indian, vegan and vegetarian dishes as well as good old English favourites.

Cheese lovers can sample a wide range of flavours such as oak-smoked, cheddar with Port Wine, chilli, garlic and for the brave, fiery dragon. For those with a sweet tooth, there’s handmade chocolates and fudge.
All these can be washed down with locally-brewed beer, real ale, cocktails, English wines, organic wines, prosecco or barista coffees.

International professional chef Simon Smith will be running the demonstration area. You will be able to get up close and enjoy the live cooking demonstrations from the show kitchen. On Saturday Mat Gothard will demonstrate his butchery skills by holding two butchery demonstrations: How to make sausages and How to cut and prepare a side of beef.

In addition to the sight, smell and taste of fine food there will be a full live music line up – easy listening with a glass of wine or beer! On Saturday people can dance and sing along to music from the 1940s and ‘50s with a Cilla Black tribute and mother and daughter duo Sincerely Yours. On Sunday, there will be a group of bands lead by talented local artist Rob Lea. There will be Children’s rides as well as face painting and other activities organised by Tamworth CIC. Full details can be found on the website – www.tamworthfoodgusto.co.uk

The event is held in the Castle Pleasure Grounds with easy access from the A5 and surrounding region. There are 9 car parks around town with a map available on the Food Gusto website.
The event gives visitors the chance to find out more about the fantastic businesses they have on their doorstep and to sample some of their exciting creations.


Food Gusto festivals aren’t just about food; they are about having a good time. The team has worked hard to make sure it includes a range of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.
The event also pairs brilliant food with amazing local music to give you a great day out and we hope to see you there.

For more information check out our website www.tamworthfoodgusto.co.uk, call 01530 411337 or email info@foodgusto.com

Parking For The Ashby Food Gusto Festival 2018

Parking for the Ashby Food Gusto Festival is available in the public car parks around Ashby – Note charges may apply. See more details here.

The Ashby Food Gusto Festival takes place on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th of May, Gates open 10:30am-5:00pm at the Bath Grounds in Ashby. For more information check out the event page, call us on 01530 411337 or email info@foodgusto.com.

Ashby Food Gusto Festival – Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May

Join the Annual Ashby Food Gusto Festival and experience the Region’s Best Food & Drink on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May

Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch there is yet another fantastic line up with more than 60 producers and products from venison, pies, pickles, pates, farmhouse cheese, preserves, olives, artisan bread, crepes, hand crafted chocolates, patisseries to local wines, beers, ciders, spirits and more. There is something for everyone.

Why not make a day of it and enjoy lunch out where you can choose between wood fired pizza, organic beef burgers, venison and bison, spicy samosas, vegetarian/vegan dishes, Caribbean BBQ, Indian cuisine and Thai to name but a few.

These could all be washed down with local craft ale and cider, new British cocktails and English wines grown and produced in the Midlands.

 

Where possible Food Gusto tries to support local charities and this year Just 4 Children has been selected – with a special focus on Harry Culwick from Packington who suffers from Cerebral Palsy.

Wesley Ewing states “Food Gusto is all about promoting what the region has to offer in the way of high quality, local-produced food and drink. Our festivals are an explosion on the senses with lots to see and taste, giving people the chance to try new things and also to buy the best food and drink available in our region”.

This year Food Gusto has teamed up again with the Rotary Clubs of Ashby de la Zouch who will be running a Teddy Bear’s Picnic from 11-3pm at the event. At the Teddy bears picnic children can enjoy Punch and Judy shows and join in the ‘Find Rotary Gusto Bears Challenge’.

Other children’s entertainment includes rides, bouncy slide, face painting, henna tattoos, glitter tattoos and children can also purchase a special Gusto Bears Picnic Lunch Box which includes a roll, soft drink, cookie and fruit.

Entrance fee is just £2 for adults & children under 12 free, with the event running from 10.30-5pm on the Bath Grounds (LE652GP).

For more information about the event check out the event page here. You can also join our Facebook event here. If you have any questions contact us. Tel 01530 411337 or info@foodgusto.com

Great Taste, Provenance, Enjoyment and Passion at The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

Food Gusto Served Up Great Taste, Provenance, Enjoyment and Passion at Bank Holiday Food & Drink Festival

Thousands of people flocked to the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival last Saturday for an amazing day of local and regional food and drink and great weather. Local exhibitors included the famous Brockley’s pies, Tori and Ben’s mouthwatering local beef, Leicestershire Handmade cheese, Hill Farm Venison Packington.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visitors were entertained by a great line-up of music organised by David Gray including the Old Guys, The Headhunters and Coreil. They were also Heritage tours, art gallery and live art demonstrations by local artist Heather Griffin.

Visitors came from across the region and even included The BBC Apprentice finalist Jessica Cunningham pictured meeting one of her biggest fans Jacob Ewing from Packington.

Event coordinator Vincent Turner stated: “The event was a real success bringing together exhibitors and foodies with a real interest in great food and drink. For those who missed it or want more they can visit the nearby Tamworth Food Gusto Festival on the 9th and 10th of September where there will be over 80 exhibitors, chef demonstrations and live music. More information at www.foodgusto.com or call 01530 411337.”

 

Live Music All Day Saturday 26th at Food Gusto Appleby Magna – Join Us

Join us for a great day of Food, Drink and Music at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna (Junc 11 M42). Hot Food and Drink available all day and over 7 great acts.

Music Timetable

Start Time Band Style
10:30 Acoustic Fellas 4 piece acoustic guitar violin bass Cahon
11:20 The Old Dogs Guitar Bass Drums – 50s and 60s
12:10 Coreil Folk Harmony
13:00 The Headhunters 60s Rock
13:50 The Midnight
Cowboys
Vintage Rock
14:40 Green Fortune Punk Folk
15:30 Bottom of
The Barrel
Acoustic
16:20 JAM Wrap Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Headhunters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Fortune

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Old Dogs

 

 

 

 

 

David Gray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Acoustic Fellas

 

 

The Acoustic Fellas

 

 

 

 

 

The Paul Morrel Band

 

 

 

 

 

   Roger Woodard

 

 

Mark John

Also featuring: Coriel, Mick Smith

Live Music Line-Up For Appleby Food Gusto Festival This Saturday

Join us for a great day of Food, Drink and Music at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna (Junc 11 M42). Hot Food and Drink available all day and over 7 great acts.

Music Timetable

Start Time Band Style
10:30 Acoustic Fellas 4 piece acoustic guitar violin bass Cahon
11:20 The Old Dogs Guitar Bass Drums – 50s and 60s
12:10 Coreil Folk Harmony
13:00 The Headhunters 60s Rock
13:50 The Midnight
Cowboys
Vintage Rock
14:40 Green Fortune Punk Folk
15:30 Bottom of
The Barrel
Acoustic
16:20 JAM Wrap Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Headhunters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Fortune

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Old Dogs

 

 

 

 

 

David Gray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Acoustic Fellas

 

 

The Acoustic Fellas

 

 

 

 

 

The Paul Morrel Band

 

 

 

 

 

   Roger Woodard

Also featuring: Coriel, Mick Smith

Free Parking at NW Leicestershire Car Parks This Sunday!

With the second day of the Ashby Food Gusto Festival happening this Sunday, make sure you come down and park for free in one of the North West Leicestershire car parks in the town! Find out more information.

Entrance is £2 for adults with Children under 12 free. Dogs are allowed on site but should be kept on a lead. Dog owners are responsible for picking up any waste.
 
For more information about future events email us at info@foodgusto.com.